The yoga effect A proven program to manage depression and anxiety

Liz Owen

Book - 2019

"Based on cutting-edge NIH studies, a practical, accessible guide to yoga for reduction in stress, anxiety, and depression, with the goal of balanced emotional health"--

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Published
New York, NY : Lifelong Books 2019.
Edition
First edition
Language
English
Physical Description
xvi, 201 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Bibliography
Includes bibliographical references (pages 179-182 and 185-195) and index.
ISBN
9780738284965
0738284963
Main Author
Liz Owen (author)
Other Authors
Holly Lebowitz Rossi (author), Tracy Rodriguez (photographer), Chris C. Streeter, writer of foreword (-)
Review by Publisher Summary 1

"Based on cutting-edge NIH studies, a practical, accessible guide to yoga for reduction in stress, anxiety, and depression, with the goal of balanced emotional health"--

Review by Publisher Summary 2

Based on cutting-edge NIH studies, a practical, accessible guide to yoga shares customizable sequences organized to help balance emotional health by cultivating inner strength and reducing stress, anxiety and depression. (health & fitness). Original. 20,000 first printing.

Review by Publisher Summary 3

Based on cutting-edge NIH studies, a practical, accessible guide to yoga for reduction in stress, anxiety, and depression, with the goal of balanced emotional health.The Yoga Effect helps readers overcome the de-energizing effects of depression and move into a state of calm and focus. Based on the program developed through three NIH-funded studies at Boston University School of Medicine, these sequences are medically proven to trigger a physical and mental release of fear and worry. The book offers:A customizable prescription for maintaining centeredness, confidence, and balance Straightforward, accessible sequences, with 40 black & white photos clearly illustrating the posesA short, well-rounded practice that includes breath work and poses with clear explanation of how each sequence contributes to physical, mental, and emotional wellness Differing levels of practice for readers' varying levels of physical abilities Written with an MD, The Yoga Effect is a proven pathway for cultivating inner strength that can be accessed at any time, offering hope and a solution for anyone looking to transform their mental and emotional health.

Review by Publisher Summary 4

Based on cutting-edge NIH studies, a practical, accessible guide to yoga for reduction in stress, anxiety, and depression, with the goal of balanced emotional health.

The Yoga Effect helps readers overcome the de-energizing effects of depression and move into a state of calm and focus. Based on the program developed through three NIH-funded studies at Boston University School of Medicine, these sequences are medically proven to trigger a physical and mental release of fear and worry. The book offers:

  • A customizable prescription for maintaining centeredness, confidence, and balance
  • Straightforward, accessible sequences, with 40 black & white photos clearly illustrating the poses
  • A short, well-rounded practice that includes breath work and poses with clear explanation of how each sequence contributes to physical, mental, and emotional wellness
  • Differing levels of practice for readers' varying levels of physical abilities
Written with an MD, The Yoga Effect is a proven pathway for cultivating inner strength that can be accessed at any time, offering hope and a solution for anyone looking to transform their mental and emotional health.